Bongi Mbonambi’s age

Bongi Mbonambi. Image: Instagram @mr_mbonambi

Will he play in the next RWC? Bongi Mbonambi’s age revealed

Mzansi was more than convinced that Springboks hooker Bongi Mbonambi might have his last Rugby World Cup dance in 2027.

Bongi Mbonambi’s age

Bongi Mbonambi. Image: Instagram @mr_mbonambi

With a career spanning years, Springboks and Sharks hooker Bongi Mbonambi has been dubbed one of the most celebrated Springboks players since his debut.

He was part of the history-making squad at the tenth edition of the Rugby World Cup, which France hosted. The Springboks edged New Zealand 12-11 in the final.

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The win undoubtedly saw the Springboks going down in the history books of the Rugby World Cup. The win saw the Boks becoming the first team to win four World Cups in eight appearances.

The Springboks also became the second team after the All Blacks to win the World Cup back-to-back. Despite Bongi Mbonambi being part of the squad, fans have been concerned with his Springboks future in the backdrop of his birthday.

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Will Bongi Mbonambi play another Rugby World Cup? Social media was set abuzz after Mzansi managed to connect the dots on his age on his birthday. Bongi Mbonambi’s age left many convinced he might have his last RWC dance in 2027.

The 33-year-old hooker was born on 7 January 1991 in Bethlehem, Free State, South Africa. With the next World Cup in 2027, many are more than convinced that he might have his last dance in the green and gold at the RWC, given that he will be 36.

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With a career spanning years, Bongi Mbonambi is one of the most celebrated hookers to ever play in the green and gold. He started his youth career with the Griffons before he switched the floor to the Blue Bulls in 2008.

He had his amateur debut with the TUT Vikings before joining UP Tuks. Bongi Mbonambi made his senior debut with the Blue Bulls. However, he has since played for clubs, including the Stomers.

Currently, he plays as a hooker for the Sharks.

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